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PHYLLIS M. MORAN
MORTON - Phyllis M. Moran, 90, of Morton, passed away at 11:10 a.m. Sunday, October 2, 2016, at St. Joseph Nursing Home in Lacon.
She was born July 2, 1926, in Burlington, Iowa, to Clay Hampton and Mabel Irene (Bivens) Read. She married Thomas Andrew Moran on July 9, 1945, in Denver, Color. He preceded her in death in 2013. She is also preceded in death by her son, Michael.
Surviving are three daughters, Sherrill (Pat) O'Brien of Chillicothe, Nancy (George) Poe of Mount Morris, and Susan (Perry) Sundell of Manito; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Phyllis worked as a bookkeeper for 19 years at J.H. Benedict Co., a tool and die design company, in East Peoria, retiring in 1988.
She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Morton and its Altar & Rosary Society and Society Love in Action.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, with Fr. Kyle Lucas officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 5, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home in Morton. Further visitation will be held from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at the church on Thursday. A Rosary Service will be held at 7 p.m. directly following the visitation on Wednesday at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 6. Burial will be in Galesburg Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Nursing Home, 401 Ninth St, Lacon, IL 61540.